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December 4, 2015
U.S. Navy combat veteran Chris Ring swam the length of the mighty Mississippi River to raise awareness for representing Legacies Alive, an organization that helps veterans. He finished on Friday at the Gulf of Mexico. He swam through Bemidji on June 9 (Forum News Service)
A 2,552-mile swim of honor: Veteran completes his goal of swimming Mississippi River to honor those lost in war
December 4, 2015 - 5:43pm
July 26, 2015
Smith graduates from basic training
July 26, 2015 - 12:50am
July 18, 2015
The George Johnson Memorial Cemetery was established in 1996 by the war veteran's heirs after his death. Some members of the family ceremoniously reclaimed the property on June 27 after a property dispute that spanned more than a decade. (Crystal Dey | Bemidji Pioneer)
One man’s monument honors all: Winnie Dam family completes uncle’s veterans memorial
July 18, 2015 - 9:00pm
July 8, 2015
Former BSU prof, veteran sues university, MnSCU over job loss
July 8, 2015 - 7:02pm
July 5, 2015
Brakner commissioned as second lieutenant in the U.S. Army
July 5, 2015 - 12:32am
June 9, 2015
U.S. Navy combat veteran Chris Ring is swimming the mighty Mississippi River to raise awareness for representing Legacies Alive, an organization that helps veterans. On Tuesday afternoon,  he started out from the Iron Bridge heading to Bemidji. Earlier in the day he talked to local veterans and residents in Bemidji about the Legacies Alive challenges, which aim to honor and bring awareness to American families who have lost military button
VIDEO: Swimming for them, Navy veteran aims to swim from Mississippi River headwaters to Gulf of Mexico
June 9, 2015 - 7:05pm
June 3, 2015
More than 200 people attend last year's event, the ninth annual Ride for the Troops motorcycle event. (Pioneer File Photo)
A decade of honoring duty: Annual Ride for the Troops on Sunday
June 3, 2015 - 7:22pm
May 17, 2015
Scotty Allison: On Memorial Day, remember to take time to honor veterans
May 17, 2015 - 12:35am
April 28, 2015
Bemidji business and civic leaders board the Minnesota Army National Guard's CH-47 Chinook helicopter for a trip to Camp Ripley on Tuesday. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)
Trip for the Troops: Bemidji group tours Camp Ripley
April 28, 2015 - 8:55pm
March 8, 2015
Miller graduates basic training
March 8, 2015 - 12:31am
February 15, 2015
Steffes graduates from basic combat training
February 15, 2015 - 12:46am
December 14, 2014
Nichols graduates from basic training
December 14, 2014 - 12:17am
December 7, 2014
Gram graduates from basic training
December 7, 2014 - 12:36am
November 23, 2014
Guida graduated from basic training
November 23, 2014 - 12:20am
November 16, 2014
Weaver graduated from basic military training
November 16, 2014 - 12:35am